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Tuesday November 24th, 2020 night edition

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Georgia Republican Kelly Loeffler is the richest member of the United States Senate, but that hasn’t stopped the appointed senator from making an illegal pitch for money to fund her embattled bid for a full term in the chamber.

That’s what the senator did November 18, when she appeared on a Fox News program from the Russell Senate Office Building Rotunda.

Loeffler’s not the first embattled Republican to have gotten caught crossing legal and ethical lines in pursuit of campaign cash.

Loeffler took the swampiest part of politics out of the back room and amplified it on national television. »

100 Republican national security experts say Trump’s refusal to concede poses ‘serious threat’

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A group of more than 100 Republican national security experts have demanded GOP members of Congress to pressure Donald Trump to admit his defeat in the 2020 presidential election.

The letter dated 23 November is signed by former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, former CIA director Michael Hayden, former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, and senior officials across several previous presidential administrations.

Republicans should “strongly oppose” the president’s “dangerous and extra-legal efforts to intimidate state election officials and distort the electoral college process,” they said. »

15 Things You Might Not Know About Finding Nemo

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Stanton already had a script completed before this second step took place, the only Pixar project to proceed in this manner.


Ultimately, this technique made the revelation obvious and anticlimactic while making Marlin feel substantially less likable, so the script changed. »

Germany's 'eternal chancellor' Angela Merkel marks 15 years in office

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the weekly cabinet meeting on November 4, 2020, at the Chancellery in Berlin.

Merkel, 66, has said she will step down as chancellor when her current mandate runs out in 2021 with plans to leave politics altogether.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel marks 15 years at the helm of Europe's top economic power 04:20. it. »

Right-Wing Social Media Finalizes Its Divorce From Reality

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Trump’s clear loss in the presidential election has precipitated a deep rift in the right-wing information ecosystem, as media outlets, tech platforms, and individual commentators have been forced to choose between upholding reality and indulging those who insist that the president actually won.

The major social-media platforms—which for years boosted sensational propaganda and Trump-friendly conspiracy theories such as QAnon—have been remarkably active and admirably transparent in preventing the spread of misinformation about the 2020 election.

A persistent belief that the new president is illegitimate could cause political violence. »